Great Falls, Montana Population 2024

60,333

Great Falls is a city located in Cascade County and Chouteau County Montana. Great Falls has a 2024 population of 60,333. It is also the county seat of Cascade County. Great Falls is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -0.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,431 in 2020.

The average household income in Great Falls is $75,826 with a poverty rate of 14.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Great Falls is 38.8 years, 37.6 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Great Falls Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Great Falls was:

  • White: 85.22%
  • Two or more races: 6.6%
  • Native American: 4.24%
  • Other race: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Montana
Land Area (mi²)
23.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,608.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.16% (-98)
The current population of Great Falls, Montana is 60,333 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 60,431.

Great Falls, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White51,45185.22%
Two or more races3,9836.6%
Native American2,5594.24%
Other race1,1901.97%
Black or African American6371.06%
Asian5510.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Great Falls Population by Race

Great Falls Population Pyramid 2024

Great Falls Median Age

38.8

Total

37.6

Male

40.7

Female

Great Falls Adults

There are 47,632 adults, (11,912 of whom are seniors) in Great Falls.

Great Falls Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Great Falls Sex Ratio

Female30,49750.51%
Male29,87649.49%

Great Falls Population by Age

Great Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All25,7202.2766.233.8
Non Family10,9961.2652.847.2
Married10,5443.0284.115.9
Female2,8643.0954.745.3
Male1,3163.0359.740.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Great Falls Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8812.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,8484.37%
High School Graduate13,76532.56%
Some College10,22324.18%
Associates Degree4,22810%
Bachelors Degree7,20317.04%
Graduate Degree4,1259.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White36,51734,70610,225
2+ Races1,9711,786468
Native American1,5691,11771
Hispanic1,5111,345247
Black541446107
Other Race515494217
Asian401381178

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 95.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.39%.

Great Falls Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,737$46,899$36,396
Less Than 9th Grade$21,215$28,750$12,083
High School Graduate$35,986$43,590$27,141
Some College$38,805$43,995$34,147
Bachelors Degree$54,420$67,006$47,052
Graduate Degree$65,042$73,680$52,293

$41,737

Average Earnings

$46,899

Average Male

$36,396

Average Female

Great Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Great Falls Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Great Falls Language

97.02% of Great Falls residents speak only English, while 2.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Great Falls Language

Great Falls Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White48,9025,83111.92%
Native2,3171,26254.47%
Hispanic3,2041,03132.18%
Multiple3,93878119.83%
Other1,18434829.39%
Black60913822.66%
Asian53012824.15%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

15.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Great Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Great Falls is Native, with 54.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Great Falls is White, with 11.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.75%.

Great Falls Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.22%
High School17.25%
Some College11.5%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%

Great Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32.5%
Female Unemployed24.2%
Female Employed9.49%
Male Employed7.77%

Great Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Great Falls Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,272$75,826
Families$78,799$92,492
Married Families$93,374$109,699
Non Families$37,604$51,056

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Great Falls Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Great Falls Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Great Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Great Falls Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Great Falls Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,080

Number of Veterans

5,346

Male Veterans

734

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War2,199
Vietnam1,826
First Gulf War1,674
Korea413
World War II117

Great Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,697
65 to 741,288
75+1,205
55 to 641,100
18 to 34790

Great Falls Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5,52913.52%
Hispanic34416.97%
2+ Races2209.52%
Native American1196.78%
Other Race10114.64%
Black7513.39%
Asian368.51%

Great Falls Veterans by Race

Great Falls Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Great Falls Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Great Falls Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Great Falls Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Great Falls Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.95%

Born in Great Falls

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Great Falls residents were born in the United States, with 59.95% having been born in Montana. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Great Falls Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202960,210-25-0.04%
202860,235-24-0.04%
202760,259-25-0.04%
202660,284-24-0.04%
202560,308-25-0.04%
202460,333-24-0.04%
202360,357-25-0.04%
202260,382350.06%
202160,347-84-0.14%
202060,4311,9543.34%
201958,477-317-0.54%
201858,794-149-0.25%
201758,943-35-0.06%
201658,978-354-0.6%
201559,332-65-0.11%
201459,397-180-0.3%
201359,5772740.46%
201259,303-115-0.19%
201159,4181790.3%
201059,2392,5494.5%
200056,6901,5932.89%
199055,097-1,787-3.14%
198056,884-3,207-5.34%
197060,0914,7348.55%
196055,35716,14341.17%
195039,2149,28631.03%
194029,9281,1063.84%
193028,8224,70119.49%
192024,12110,17372.94%
191013,948-982-6.58%
190014,93010,951275.22%
18903,97900%
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Great Falls Population by Year